Establishing a Strong, Simple & Settled Home: Exploring the Deeper Aspects of Homemaking

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I am excited to introduce a new series to the blog for the month of April:

Establishing a Strong, Simple & Settled Home

Exploring the Deeper Aspects of Homemaking

Homemaking is one of my passions. It is truly a much deeper issue than merely cleaning, cooking or decorating. It’s about creating an environment in which a family can thrive.

I believe putting our focus back on the home is one of the best ways to find a life that is both simpler and fuller.

in this 10 part series, based on the book The Gentle Ways of the Beautiful Woman by Anne Ortlund, we will include a look at what it means to:

1. Slow down
2. Be present
3. Rediscover discipline
4. Slash tech-time
5. Recoup male and female
6. Teach Respect
7. Teach Values
8. Believe God
9. Learn to “Cocoon”

I’ll be posting 2-3 times per week in the month of April on these topics.

I hope you’ll be refreshed, blessed, challenged, inspired and renewed by the life-giving possibilities of “home” and it’s biblical role in your family.

So I hope you’ll dive in and join me on my journey of exploring these deeper aspects of homemaking.

I’ll also be doing some fun homemaking-related giveaways on the blog this month!

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  1. Lori says:

    Just found this post through Pinterest. Is it starting this April(2018)? Or is it done already? If so, where do i find all of the posts together?

    • Lori, this series is from last year, and you can find all the articles included by clicking the links listed in this post! (In the numbered list above, each item is linked)

  2. April says:

    I can’t find your 10th post. Did you ever post one? I admin a group and we’ve enjoyed each post.

    • That is so fun to hear April! I think I flaked out and never got the last one written. 🙁 I’ve been thinking about revising and republishing this series because I think it’s worthwhile!

  3. Emily says:

    Hi Katie, I’ve looked around a bit, but can’t find your Eatablisbing Stribg Settled Home series part 5 post about male and females. Have you written yet? If so, where can I find it? I’m loving this series. Thank you for sharing!

  4. Shannon says:

    This sounds exactly like what I need to be focusing on. I can’t wait!

    • Shannon, please weigh in with your insights too! I am far from a homemaking expert, but I do have thoughts and hope to get the conversation started. Thanks for stopping by!

  5. Michelle says:

    Looking forward to these new posts 🙂 Sounds awesome!

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